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Hamilton Game Notes

Kristian Lapointe '14

47th Meeting

Williams College Ephs (2-3)

Vs.

Hamilton College Continentals (1-4)

1:00 PM

October 27, 2012

Steuben Field

Clinton, N.Y.

 

 
Antonio Blanco '15

SERIES:  Williams leads the all-time series with Hamilton 39-7.

Williams has won the last 15 meetings versus the Continentals.

Hamilton's last win in the series came in 1996 when the Continentals prevailed 16-13 on Steuben Field.


COACHES:
  Aaron Kelton is 15-6 and in his third season at the helm of the Ephs.

Kelton is the first African American head football coach at Williams and in NESCAC, as well as the first Eph football head coach to debut with a perfect season (8-0-0).

Kelton is 2-0 vs. Hamilton.

Hamilton head coach Andrew Cohen is in his first year at the helm of the Continentals. He last served as the defensive coordinator at Bowdoin and previously coached at Bucknell, Columbia and Fordham.

Cohen's career record at Hamilton is 1-4.

This is Cohen's first time coachng against the Ephs as a head coach.


LAST MEETING:
  In Williamstown the Ephs claimed a 14-7 victory on two first quarter TD passes from Adam Marske to J.C. Stickney. On the day the Ephs accumulated 282 yards in total offense, while Hamilton totaled 187.


LAST WEEK: 
In Medford, MA, the Ephs gave sophomore QB Tom Murphy his first collegiate start and Murphy responded by connecting on 10 of 20 passes for 223 yards and 1 TD as the Ephs defeated Tufts 25-7. The win snapped the first three-game losing streak for the Ephs since 1987. Also making his first meaningful appearance of the season for the Ephs was senior RB Tom Wohlwender who picked up 54 yards on the ground on 17 carries, rushing for 2 TDs.

The purple defense was led by senior LB Emmanuel Whyte and sophomore DB Tom Cabarle. Whyte and Cabarle each registered eight tackles on the day with Whyte notching a team-high 7 solos.

The Eph defense forced 5 turnovers versus the Jumbos.

On the road at Colby last Saturday Hamilton opened up a 26-7 lead in the second quarter only to see the Mules come charging back to out score the Continentals' 25-3 the rest of the way, leading to a 32-29 victory for the homestanding Mules. The Continentals surrendered 2 TDs in the final 6:10 of the fourth quarter.

Hamilton threw for 225 yards and rushed for 64 versus Colby. The Continentals' defense allowed 255 yards through the air.

 
Earnest Higginbotham '14


STREAKS:
  Williams has defeated Hamilton 15 straight times.

Eph placekicker Joe Mallock has made 13 of his last 15 FGs. Mallock's streak of consecutive FGs made ended at 12 last Saturday at Tufts.

Williams is riding a modest 1-game win streak entering Steuben Field, while Hamilton has a 1-game losing streak they would love to snap.


AWARDS: Hamilton's sophomore defensive back Ian Milne was named the NESCAC Special Teams Player of the Week for returning three kicks for 123 yards at Colby and recording a sack.


INTERNET:
  Hamilton will be providng a live webcast of the game -- see it HERE.


TO HEAR EPH AUDIO ONLY BROADCAST ON
YOUR  PHONE:  Call TEAMLINE 1-800-846-4700. When prompted give the Ephs' access code - 0126.

 

< LIVE STATS > 

 

BY THE NUMBERS ...

Team Total Offense  
Williams
289.2 yds/game
Hamilton  247.4 yds/game
Team Total Defense  
Williams 372.0 yds/game
Hamilton  419.8 yds/game
Scoring Defense
Williams 21.8/game
Hamilton
34.0/game
Scoring Offense  
Williams 19.6/game
Hamilton 17.0/game
Team Rushing  
Williams
104.4/game
Hamilton
97.2/game
Passing  
(H) Jordan Eck
113.5 yds/game
38-73-1 INT
454 yds - 4 TDs
(W) Tom Murphy
223.0 yds/game
13-24-1 INT
223 yds - 1 TD
Receiving  
(W) Darren Hartwell
4.0/game
266 yds - 2 TDs
(H) Simon Jia

3.1/game

136 yds - 2 TDs

Scoring  
(W) Joe Mallock
31 points
(H) Joe Jensen
18 points
Tackles  
(H) Mike MacDonald
56
39 solos + 17 assists
(W) Chris Cameron
39
30 solos + 9 assists
Punting  
(W) Joe Mallock
20 - 768 - 38.4 avg
Long 61 yds
(H) Garrett Hoy
34 - 1,156 - 34.0
Long 55 yds

 

STARTERS

 

 
Williams College Ephs   Hamilton
College Continentals
  Offense       Defense  
69 Cong Tian LT   55
Charley Bueneman
DE
78 Peter Christiani LG   59
Darren Fuller
DT
77 Alan Felix C   43
Michael De Percin
DT
79 Ryan Loughran RG   8
Zach Klein
DE
75 AJ Walsh RT   58
Mike MacDonald
LB
1 Darren Hartwell WR   36
Austin Durham
LB
18 Jeff Riemann WR   9
John Phelan
LB
45 Sam Krieg TE   21
Jared Kochenash
CB
44 Tim Morris FB   12
Nick Kaleikini
CB
2 Kristian Lapointe TB   7
Dan Peters
FS
10 Adam Marske QB   37
Alex Mitko
SS
36 Joseph Mallock PK   34
Garrett Hoy
P
             
  Defense       Offense  
59 Mike Flynn DE   10
Jordan Eck
QB
61 Tom Foote DT   23
James Stanell
RB
91 Ebeneezer Gyassi DT   18
Dillon Mitchell
WR
90 Ernest Higginbotham DE   25
Simon Jia
WR
37 Antonio Blanco LB   16
Joe Jensen
WR
17 Emmanuel Whyte LB   39
Ethan Dukes
TE
7 Chris Cameron LB   72
Vince DiCindio
LT
4 Andre LaFontant C   61
Brendan Cunningham
LG
9 Ladd Hamrick SS   52
Nick Robinson
C
3 Chris Kim FS   57
Jon Michel
RG
20 Nate Saffold C   78
Jason Gardepe
RT
36 Joseph Mallock P   34
Garrett Hoy
PK
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